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Daily Archives: 2017-12-02

The flames that burn in the heart

by Vincent Wijeysingha I used to live in Singapore. Born and bred, I left in my twenties to study in the UK and remained for several years after. In 2009, I returned home and, with some years of social work experience, I became involved in one or two human rights and political projects. I also taught at a local university. One …

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Finding a good financial planner – 5 qualities to look out for

by Angeline C and Paul Ho Finding a good financial planner, what are the qualities needed in a good financial planner? How do you test his/her professional standards and knowledge? At some point in your life, you would most likely have bumped into a financial planner, whether it was at a bank, or while you were walking towards the MRT, …

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HK Activist Joshua Wong expresses solidarity with Jolovan Wham

Joshua Wong, more commonly known as the face of the Umbrella Movement protests in Hong Kong, has expressed his support for local activist Jolovan Wham on Twitter. The Umbrella Movement was a series of protests in 2014 calling for democracy in Hong Kong that saw up to 100,000 protesters on the streets, and lasting for 79 days. Wham has 7 …

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E-scooter rider died from head injury after collision with double-decker bus

An electric-scooter rider, Mr Atan Amat, passed away due to a head injury after he collided with a double-decker bus at the junction of Bedok Reservoir Road and Kaki Bukit Avenue 1 on Thursday (30 November) at 10.30 am. The rider, 52, was taken unconscious to Changi General Hospital. Unfortunately, he succumbed to the injury. Mr Zanri, a cousin of Mr …

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Twitter Lite in the Google Play Store in 24 more countries

Twitter has announced that Twitter Lite is now available in the Google Play Store in 24 more countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Latin America including Algeria, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Israel, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Malaysia, Nigeria, Nepal, Panama, Peru, Serbia, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, and Venezuela. Anyone using an Android …

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